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Nick's- Eviormental science vocab. by Mind Map: Nick
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Nick's- Eviormental science vocab.

Food web

Food chain

Tropic Levels, Producer, Grass, Primary Comsumer, Grasshopper, Secondary Comsumer, Frog, Tertiary Consumer, Snake, Decomposers, Worm

Biome

Desert

Tundra

Rainforest

Temperate Deciduous Forest

Coniferous

Freshwater

Marine

Grasslands/Savanna

Threatened species

A species  likely to become endangered in the near future.

Endangerded Species

A species in danger of extinction thoughout most or all of the area it habitats.  

Bald eagle

Polar bear

Biome

Biome- many ecosystems living together living off one another in different climate zones across the world.

Ecosystem

Ecosystem- a system made up of animals, plants, and bacteria living together in an enviorment

Community, Population, Organism

Indicator species

Abiotic Factor

Abiotic Factor- is an object that was never alive or apart of something that was alive.

Rock

Biotic Factor

Biotic Factor- an object that is alive, was alive, or was a part of something alive.

Branch, that has fallen off

Any thing dead

A living person

Biodiversity

Hot spots

Genetic Biodiversity

Species Biodiversity

Ecosystem Biodiversity

Carring compacity

Carring compacity- is the total number of species before ther are to many and use up all the resources.

Limiting factors

Limiting factors- limiting factpors can be anything. They are anyhing that can slow down the growth of a population. 

Space, temp., recources

Climax commpacity

Climax commpacity- the very tip of the carriny compacity before it over flows with to many of that certain species.

Population growth rate

Population growth

J-curve

J-curve- is when a line on a graph in low to the bottom then greatly rises and the image looks like a J

S-curve

S-curve- is when a line on the graph stars out low and greatly rises but then level outs. very similar to the J-curve.

Exponential Growth

Exponential growth- is what happends in  graph to make a J-curve in a graph.

Ecological succession

Ecological succession- is the growth of an ecosystem.

Primary succession

Primary Succession- where there was nothing before.

Pioneer species

Secondary succession

Secondary succession- is when an ecosystem grows again after a natural disaster hits.

Water pollution

Pollution that occurs in the water.

Non-piont Source

where not just one sewer drain is leading to a body of water.

Piont Source

Organic Pollution

pollution that can be broke down with -in a human life spand.

Non-organic Pollution, Metal

Oange Peel

Runoff

waste that is taken into a swer and then "finds" its way into a watershed.

Impermeable, Erosion

Urbanization

Citys houses and other places where building are made.

Watersheds

Places that store water for a county.

Aquifer

Wetlands

Water Purification

A scientific stand piont that helps purify or clean the water.

Desalination

where the water is cleaned for salt and is then drinkable. this is a harder proces.

Natural Resources

Material people use around the earth.

Renewable Resouces

any material that can be recycled or replaceced durring a human lifespan.

Non-renewable Resources

any material that can NOT be replaced in a human life spand.